Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Italian nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Italian“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

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Important nouns

EnglishItalianPronunciation
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childbambino
manuomo
womandonna
familyfamiglia
town / citycittà
countrypaese
worldmondo
housecasa
carauto
street / roadstrada
via

shopnegozio
doorporta
tabletavolo
chairsedia
windowfinestra
newspaperquotidiano
giornale

booklibro
penbiro
penna a sfera

bagborsa
rucksackzaino
happinessfelicità
loveamore
flowerfiore
ballpalla
worklavoro
vacationvacanza
passportpassaporto
languagelingua
questiondomanda
answerrisposta
beginning / startinizio
avvio

endfine

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